Future Cinema Course

Course Site for Future Cinema 1 and Future Cinema 2: Applied Theory at York University, Canada

Strange

I tried to post a comment to my last post, but it still didn’t let me. The same Word Press problems of before…
Anyway, what I intended to say was that I just saw it in 3D tonight, and liked it quite a bit. Having listened to Ali’s lecture definitely made me appreciate the technological feat [...]

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Sun, December 20 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments

Avatar

I figure I’ll get the ball rolling…
Has anybody seen Avatar yet? Thoughts? Liked it? Didn’t?

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Sun, December 20 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » 1 Comment

Greetings, everyone.

I just wanted to let you know that I have posted my machinima and all the entries related to my project on my blog.
If you are interested in reading/watching, please visit:
http://themachinimaproject.blogspot.com
Of course I do welcome and appreciate all your comments.
Happy Holidays to all of you,
Birgit

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Mon, December 14 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments

Microvision’s new PicoP 3D projected screen

Amazing new first person shooter technology where you can project the screen anywhere.
http://www.engadget.com/2009/12/11/microvisions-picop-laser-projector-meets-rifle-shaped-motion-co/

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Fri, December 11 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments

Entering a new dimension: Toronto hopes to become a prime location for shooting films in 3D

check it out:
http://www.nationalpost.com/news/canada/toronto/story.html?id=2319932
At the Cinespace studios in south Riverdale, the cast and crew of Resident Evil: Afterlife will finish shooting in 3D in the next week. In January, Saw VII will begin shooting, also in 3D.
The Toronto film industry, still struggling to recover its glory days, sees much hope in the third dimension. Key players [...]

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Thu, December 10 2009 » 3D, emerging technologies » No Comments

Author John Pavlik Discusses Digital Storytelling

This is my particular obsession – storytelling, and the way it is changing.
http://sandberghans.blogspot.com/2009/11/john-pavlik-discusses-new-technology.html

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Mon, December 7 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments

Banff Centre BNMI Co-production Residency: Almost Perfect

The Banff Centre has great residencies and opportunities for New Media artists. This one might be of interest to some people…
Program dates: June 03, 2010 – July 03, 2010
Application deadline: December 18, 2009
Peer advisors: Jeremy Hight, Fee Plumley, and Laura Silver
Almost Perfect aims to explore location-based artwork and the repercussions of producing work for place. [...]

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Mon, December 7 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments

FITC Competition

Below is some details on how to win a free pass to FITC 2010 in Toronto. If you’ve never been to the conference, it’s really exhilarating and informative. I won a ticket last year and volunteered the previous years. There’s always amazing things to see. Ana Serrano from the CFC Media Lab presented Innovative Storytelling [...]

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Mon, December 7 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments

Take a look at Stealth Cinema — if you can

I just read a very interesting article on the next generation of stealth technology (http://www.airspacemag.com/flight-today/Now-You-See-It-Now-You-Dont.html). The technologies described in that article, for what we know, could end up defining the future of the future of cinema. In fact, as we have learned in this course, it is not too far fetched to imagine a future, [...]

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Wed, December 2 2009 » Futurecinema_2009 » No Comments